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Found mostly in the open prairies of North America and some remote regions of Northern Europe, snow doughnuts or snow rollers might look like icy man-made structures, but these tyre-shaped curiosities are entirely natural.   They’re very rarely seen because the number of weather conditions that need to be just right for them to form
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It’s official: the bomb cyclone is back. The winter storm that the Weather Channel has dubbed “Riley” has been undergoing the rapid intensification process called “bombogenesis,” which means its central pressure is dropping quickly (an indicator of a storm’s strength).   In this case, the nor’easter still appears to be intensifying, but the central surface pressure of the storm system has already
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The world’s deadliest animal isn’t a shark or even a human. Drawing from a graphic from Bill Gates’ blog, we decided to rank the world’s deadliest animals. Most of the deaths caused by animals, it turns out, have less to do with the animals themselves than the diseases they unwittingly transmit.   Note that some numbers are